Windstar Cruises maintains that they are 180 Degrees from Ordinary. After sailing with them four times, I cannot refute that statement. In fact, they are extraordinary. Recently my husband and I set off from Dublin, bound for Lisbon, on their flagship vessel...
It is hard to believe I almost missed visiting Porto for the first time. During a recent Windstar cruise, I sailed from Dublin to Lisbon on Windsurf. Porto was one of the last stops on our itinerary. We were...
The Conrad New York is located in lower Manhattan's Battery Park City. This all-suite hotel is in an ideal spot for those who don't love the commotion of the big city. Away from midtown, with acres of public open...
He probably thought he wasn't being disrespectful, or maybe he didn't think about it at all. But when he answered his cell phone in the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, not only was it impolite, it was rude. It was...
This year my family went on an epic adventure. We took our first ever RV Trip. Knowing that we'd be spending a week in tight quarters, the night before we got on the road we stayed in a two bedroom suite...
Living in New England, Cape Cod is our ideal destination for a quick weekend getaway. From Vermont, we can make it to the Cape in under six hours. I recently used HomeAway to find us the best Cape Cod vacation rental...
Do you remember when going on vacation really meant you were taking a vacation? In today's totally connected world it is almost hard to imagine doing that, but it can be done. I take an unplugged vacation at least once a year...
Embarking on an extensive refurbishment, the Woodstock Inn & Resort is now more magnificent than ever. The lobby, first-floor public spaces and entryway are all complete. Over the next few years, their 142 guest rooms will also be redone. Using...
I really had no idea what riding electric bikes would be like. After I recent outing with Lamoille Valley Bike Tours (LVBT), I was pleasantly surprised to find just how much fun they are to ride. What are Electric Bikes? Electric...
Jacksonville is a unique vacation spot. As I found out on a recent trip to the area, there is something for everyone to do no matter what their interests may be. Along with their burgeoning food and drink scene, the city is...